Figurative Language

By Oscar


definition-Idioms are expressions that mean

something different than words in a phrase.

example-shake a leg


definition-a simile is where to things are

compared with the word like or as.

example: the light bulb is a bright as the sun.


definition- a metaphor is where to things are compares without like or as.

example- he was a walking calculator.


definition- a bit of text that starts with the same letter.

example- voracious volcanoes vibrated the valley very violently.


definition - the formation of a word, as cuckoo, meow, honk, or boom, by imitation of a sound made by or associated with its referent.

example- a bomb makes a boom sound.


definition- obvious and intentional exaggeration

example- I am so hungry I can eat a house


definition- the attribution of human nature or character to animals, inanimate objects, or abstract notions, especially as a rhetorical figure.

example- when the boy tried to eat the pizza

the pizza took a slice and slapped it on its face.

The Duck Song
The Gummy Bear Song - Long English Version